Tag Archives: indie bookstores

What Book Nerds Do

H/t to Laura Pacheco and The Wild Detectives

Posted in Art, Books, Writing | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

America’s 50 Favorite Bookstores

Using data and reviews from Yelp (plus a little trickery) the website Hoodline has created a list of what they purport to be “America’s 50 Favorite Bookstores”. As you might expect, the the findings include some perennial top picks for bookshops, such … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Bookstore Tourism, Tech, USA | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Love Your Bookstore

This week marks the launch of Love Your Bookstore, “the first and only retail holiday that celebrates all brick-and-mortar bookstores during the holiday season.” The event, which runs from November 10 through November 16, features the Love Your Bookstore Challenge. Book … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Bookstore Tourism, USA, Writing | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Some things are very cool

 

Posted in Art, Books, Bookstore Tourism | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Bookstore Tourism : Spain

Tuuu Librería is a secondhand bookstore chain in Spain with a special twist. Operated by a non-profit foundation dedicated to literacy and reading, the bookshops collect and recycle donated books from individuals, businesses, and institutions. But what is really unusual is … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Bookstore Tourism, Europe, South America, Tourism, Writing | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

It’s all about the books

I loved this sweet, silly video about passionate bibliophiles from the suburban Vancouver BC secondhand bookstore chain The Bookman.  

Posted in Books, Bookstore Tourism, Canada | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Get Thee To A Bookshop

Today is Independent Bookstore Day across the United States. It’s an annual party to celebrate independent bookstores, authors, readers, and literacy. If you are in the U.S., you can find one of the 500+ participating indies right here. All of … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Bookstore Tourism, ebooks, USA, Writing | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Bookstore Tourism Boulder

This week, Publishers Weekly named Boulder Book Store in Boulder, Colorado as the 2018 Bookstore of the Year. Founded in 1973 by David Bolduc, the bookshop has been a pioneer in indie bookstore initiatives, as well as an anchor in … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Bookstore Tourism, Tourism, USA | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Books and Bagels Berlin

In our ongoing bookstore tourism journey, today we’re taking a brief look at Shakespeare and Sons in Berlin. Owned and managed by Roman and Laurel Kratochvila. The shop has branches in trendy Prenzlauerberg and Friedrichshain. The proprietors got their start in the … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Bookstore Tourism, Europe | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Book Browsing Weather

Image | Posted on by | Tagged | Leave a comment